Category Archive for: ‘Movies & Television’

Agent Vinod Posters Ripped Off From James Bond Movies?

Casino Royale and Agent Vinod

Although Agent Vinod director Sriram Raghavan has denied any link between his film and James Bond movies, the official posters of Agent Vinod bear striking similarities to those of past Bond movies.

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Tata Sky+ HD DVR Review

Tata Sky Plus HD STB

It’s been a month since I upgraded from my old Tata Sky Set Top Box (STB) to a new Tata Sky+ HD DVR STB. I thought I should write a review of this new STB, the extra features it provides, and whether it makes sense to upgrade.

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Can Cricket Broadcasting Get Any Worse?

Cricket channels

The long-suffering Indian cricket fan doesn’t know what to do! For, as if tolerating the excessive amount of intrusive advertising during cricket matches wasn’t enough, s/he now has to contend with the surfeit of cricket channels in India that are popping up faster than scams!

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Is ‘Taarak Mehta …’ the Indian Seinfeld?

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah

I must confess, I am a big fan of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah! This show has had me consistently hooked for the past two years and is still going strong! I fell in love with it so much that I even went ahead and created an IMDb page for it! What makes it different and unique is a variety of factors.

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The Resurgence of Indian Television

Doordarshan serials

Like in many other areas, the opening up of Indian television has provided viewers with a plethora of options. Viewers today are spoilt for choice when it comes to deciding what to watch on TV. But as the old saying goes, too many cooks spoil the broth. So the question is, has the liberalization of Indian television spawned a rat race to start channels without having quality content in place?

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